"Since the exile of Jews from Iraq virtually no Jewish life remains in the country – this treasured collection belongs to the Jewish community and should be made available to them.”
By no means are Trump and Schumer political bedfellows. But when it comes to Israel policy, these two men are closely aligned – an opportunity for the Israeli government to rebuild diplomatic ties.
Several leaders in the Democratic Party have inched closer to supporting the legislation in recent weeks.
The non-binding Senate measure was introduced by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer.
The bill offers unequivocal support for Israel's administration of Jerusalem's holy sites.
Congress decides to erect memorial at Arlington Cemetary for 13 US Jewish chaplains who died in battle.
Jewish politicians are now in line to play a more powerful role in Congress than at any other time in history.
We must be concerned by with the threats directed at Israel's minority population.